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Unified Carrier Registration

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The 2019 Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) began Dec. 28, 2018 following action by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) approving 2019 fees. Enforcement will begin April 30, 2019. Go to to register.


Register or Renew your UCR

Register through the National Registration System, UCR at This is a new paperless online registration system and no longer the Indiana system. We recommended that you use Chrome, Firefox or Edge when accessing this website. If you are using Internet Explorer you may experience multiple errors.

Go to and follow the computer prompts. The system is now enabled for all mobile devices.

If you operated in 2018 and did not register, you must complete the appropriate year registration online at

Fees & Payment

The UCR fee is determined by the number of motor vehicles (excluding trailers) last reported by the carrier to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

For purposes of determining fees, a commercial motor vehicle is defined as a self-propelled vehicle used on the highways in commerce, principally to transport passengers or cargo if the vehicle:

  • has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross vehicle weight of at least 10,001 pounds, whichever is greater;
  • is designed to transport more than 10 passengers, including the driver; or
  • is used in transporting hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placarding.
Fleet Size (Excluding Trailers) Fee per Company
0 - 2 $62
3 - 5 $185
6 - 20 $368
21 - 100 $1,283
101  -1,000 $6,112
1,001 and above $59,689

Companies operating solely as brokers, freight forwarders or leasing companies are required to register and pay a fee of $62.

Credit Card Fee and Charge Information

All online registrations include:

  • Personal credit cards include 1.99% of the total due + $1.00.
  • Business credit cards include a 2.63% fee of the total due + $1.00.
Online Payment Methods

MasterCard, Visa, Discover, debit card or e-Check are accepted payment methods through the UCR National Registration System.

If you are paying by e-Check you must update your originator ID number to 9000517433.

Mail in Payment

If you wish to mail in a physical check or money order, it must be accompanied with a voucher. The voucher will be self-generated from

Mail your physical check or money order with voucher to:
Unified Carrier Registration Plan
PO Box 2935
Idaho Falls, ID 83403-2935

The National Registration System (NRS) customer service email is: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

More Information

You are not required to carry proof of compliance with UCR in the vehicle. You can carry the receipt for payment of the fees if you choose.

You can check to see if you have registered for this program by viewing Two years of data is retained.


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